Two more 1st AD soldiers killed in Iraq are identified
Two more soldiers with the 1st Armored Division based in Giessen, Germany, were identified Saturday as having died Dec. 6 of injuries suffered during operations in Ramadi, Iraq.
Capt. Travis L. Patriquin, 32, of Texas, and Spc. Vincent J. Pomante III, 22, of Westerville, Ohio, died of injuries from a bomb that went off near their vehicle during combat operations, according to the Department of Defense.
They were with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.